Lansdowne is a pretty hill station in the Pauri Garhwal region of Uttaranchal. The weather condition remains perfect for traveling throughout the year. It is a heavenly retreat to all those who wish to be close to be Mother Nature. It is around 1700 meters above sea level.
In October 1862 Tewodros II, emperor of Ethiopia, sent a letter to Queen Victoria asking for an alliance. The letter was ignored by the British government. As there was no reply from the British government, the Ethiopian emperor imprisoned some Europeans and he British envoy in anger. This led to the expedition.
The Ethiopian Empire included Abyssinia. This was a vague area with a rough rocky terrain. The land was full of mountains and hills with no transportation facilities. The major task in the invasion of the Empire was to cross all these hurdles which was a dreadful task. This is the reason why there had been no invasions on the Ethiopian Empire till then. The British government was firm to cross all these barriers and free the captives.
Sepoy Gurmukh Singh will be forever remembered as he gave a minute by minute account of the battle to the forts with his flags. He was the last to die in hand to hand combat. The battle of Saragarhi will forever be remembered as a tribute to the valiant fighting qualities of the Sikhs. Let us salute them and soldiers all over the world learn what bravery is all about. This day the 12th of September is a classic page in the annals of the Join Indian Army.
Cyprus holidays – Cyprus is the number 2 holiday destination for us Brits. On average, 400,000 of us search for Cyprus holidays online every month. Yes! Every Month! No wonder I’ve been to Cyprus twice myself. In Cyprus, most popular spots are Limassol and Paphos – Paphos is full of ancient sites as old as 4th century BC, lies in the southwest of Cyprus and is a world heritage site by UNESCO. Limassol is the capital of southern Cyprus and is a popular shopping destination.
The Auli ski slopes stretch out for ten to twenty kilometers of snow. Auli is ranked as the top most skiing slope in Asia. Both sides of the slope are covered with oak and coniferous trees, the trees break the speed of the wind and make it ideal for skiing. Adventure seeking tourists get to ski and beginners can also get lessons. Professional skiers can also enroll in advanced courses. One can also opt for treks along the beautiful trails of snow. Tourists looking for a relaxing vacation can go for ski lifts which operate from November to March. There is also an option for cable cars from November to April for the cost of 2000INR.
Denial is a natural reaction when everything that you believed in is suddenly taken away from you. That’s why most Pakistanis prefer to hide in the safety of a conspiracy theory. It’s a plan by the CIA to malign our armed forces and take over our nuclear assets. Maybe it’s an effort by RAW to hurt our defense capabilities. In fact, it’s probably an evil scheme by Mossad to destroy the world’s most powerful Muslim army. Any conspiracy is better than having to face the grim reality that the Pakistan army might, just might, suck.